ILR Constitutional Law Program Lectures

   

"The Forgotten Right of Expatriation:  Allegiance and Sovereignty in Reconstruction America"
Lucy Salyer
Associate Professor of History
University of New Hampshire
April 23, 2012

"Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech"
Victoria Saker Woeste
Research Professor, American Bar Association 
October 12, 2011

"If Lincoln Had Lived...?"
Co-sponsored with the Northern District of California Court Historical Society and the Northern District Practice Program
Judge William Alsup, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
and
Professor Emeritus Michael Les Benedict, Ohio State University
October 21, 2009

"Stranger in a Surprisingly Strange Land:  A Canadian Lawyer Defends Lord Conrad Black in U.S. Federal Court in Chicago"
Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Law and Society; the Berkeley Center for Law, Business, and the Economy; the Institute for Governmental Studies, and the Canadian Studies Program, UC Berkeley
Edward Greenspan, Q.C., Senior Partner, Greenspan, White
January 30, 2008

"The Transformation of Law and Economy in Early America"
Professor Bruce H. Mann, Harvard University
March 9, 2007

"The Rule of Law in the Age of Terrorism -- An Audit"
Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Law and Society, UC Berkeley
Professor David Neal, Q.C., Visiting Scholar, Institute for Legal Research
January 30, 2007

"The King and the Dean:  Melvin Belli, Roscoe Pound, and the Common Law Nation"
Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Law and Society, UC Berkeley
Professor John Fabian Witt, Columbia University
November 9, 2006

"State Constitutions for the Twenty-First Century"
Co-sponsored with the Institute for Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley
Professor Robert F. Williams, Rutgers School of Law-Camden
October 11, 2006

"The Almighty and the Dollar: Catholics, Protestants, and School Funding At Mid-Century"
Professor Sarah Gordon, University of Pennsylvania
April 6, 2006

"Someday All This Will Be Yours:  Aging Parents, Adult Children, and Inheritance in the Modern Era"
Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Law and Society, UC Berkeley
Professor Hendrik Hartog, Princeton University
January 31, 2006

"Separation of Church and State:  Facts and Fictions of American History"
Professor John Witte, Jr., Emory University
February 7, 2005

"Inside the 9-ll Commission:  The Bush White House, Executive Privilege, and Separation of Powers"
Daniel Marcus, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States ("9-11 Commission")
November 10, 2004

"Property Rights and Military Necessity in American Constitutional Law"
Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Law and Society, UC Berkeley
Professor Harry N. Scheiber, UC Berkeley
January 27, 2004

"Sweden During the Second World War"
Co-sponsored with the Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley
Professor Jan-Olof Sundell, Stockholm University
November 5, 2003

"School Vouchers:  Federal Constitutional Issues After the Cleveland Case"
Professor Jesse H. Choper, UC Berkeley
September 18, 2002